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Pacific Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - November 12, 1982, Tokyo, Japan B6 12 2o 22 a be m Fly ii to w b 175 Pacific stars and 37th 315 25 an authorized unofficial publication for the personnel of the department of other government agencies and auth owned personnel within the Pacific command november 1982 widespread damage in California storm Page 4 British spy gets 35year sentence Page 5 meteorite drops in on family in Page 6 Pentagon May scrap Hornet As a bomber Washington up test flights indicate that the Range of the Hornet fighter bomber is so far below Navy expectations that chances Are the bomber version of the plane will be congressional sources the failure of the fa18 to meet combat Range requirements set by the Navy while carrying a full payload casts doubt on the future of the plane As a replacement for the a7e As a Light the sources while the aircraft met most specified requirements its in refuelled combat radius fell Short of Navy a Navy statement a panel of top Pentagon officials will make an intense review of the projected billion program and police fight with polish protesters Poland up riot police firing tear Gas and water cannons fought fierce Street Battles with pro Solidarity demonstrators but the undergrounds Call for a nationwide Day of protest Drew Only scattered the most serious clash occurred in the Southwest Solidarity stronghold of where to chanting demonstrators carried ban ners Solidarity will win Solidarity will live police battled the protesters with smoke bombs and clubs after a tear Gas after crowds battled riot police with rocks and Molotov cocktails hurled from behind makeshift smaller clashes were reported in Warsaw and the Krakow steel making suburb of Nowa but the number of people who took to the streets was wednesday was the second anniversary of the registration of solid Arity As the soviet blocs first free Trade the underground had called for a Day of protest and an eight hour nationwide strike to pro test Solidarity see Page 6 decide by 30 whether the Hornet will go into production As a Pentagon spokesman Ben Jamin Welles a report on the six month Hornet flight evaluation program by two Navy test squadrons has surfaced a week before the House defense appropriations subcommittee starts work on authorizing military spend ing for fiscal with More and More talk on Capitol Hill about cutting military the hornets poor perform Ance As a Light bomber could mean that Congress May scrap that version of the about billion has been sunk into development of the congressional sources of the hornets the Navy had planned to 872 would have been in the bomber version 248 for marines based on aircraft the built by the Mcdonnell Douglas and the Northrop successfully completed its evaluation As a fighter in june 1981 and the Pentagon authorized full production of 138 fighter aircraft 75 for the Navy and 63 for the not Only the Navy and marines have an interest in the Hornet Australia and Spain also have ordered the asked what bearing the com Bat Range results of the navys test program May have on sales of the Hornet to other Mcdonnell Douglas spokesman Frank Tomlinson said i dont see Page 6 primitive nomads found in Malaysia Kuala Malaysia a malaysian officials have made Contact with a nomadic tribe living deep in the tribe who Wear take shelter under branches and and make fire with Stone and were found in a Remote area of said Baram District officer Stewart Ngau who met the tribe of 43 people who previously had come into Contact Only with aborigines said the tribe has no knowledge of crop see Page 6 the human Cost Fred Strother of who lost a leg during the the Day of its opening to the see Vietnam views the Vietnam veterans memorial Page up

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